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Massachusetts Family Literacy Consortium
Our vision is successful families. Our mission is successful partnershps.

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5. Who provides family literacy?

Any group with a mission of meeting the educational needs of adults and children in the context of the family can provide family literacy. In Massachusetts, Head Start and early childhood programs , Adult and Community Learning Services, Title I, libraries, and private funders provide family literacy.

Typically, programs are established through a collaboration of adult education, age appropriate education for children, and family support service providers, as well as libraries, community agencies, and businesses, to offer a comprehensive array of integrated family-centered services that assist the family as a unit.

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Last Updated: December 17, 2012
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